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Cockokmyn is an Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a servant to a cook. The surname Cockokmyn is derived from the Old English word cokman, which is comprised of the components coc, which means cook, and man, which means servant.

Cockokmyn Early Origins



The surname Cockokmyn was first found in Somerset, where they held a family seat from the Middle Ages.

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Cockokmyn Early History


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Cockokmyn Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cockokmyn research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1297, 1374, 1796 and 1800 are included under the topic Early Cockokmyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cockokmyn Spelling Variations


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Cockokmyn Spelling Variations



One relatively recent invention that did much to standardize English spelling was the printing press. However, before its invention even the most literate people recorded their names according to sound rather than spelling. The spelling variations under which the name Cockokmyn has appeared include Cookman, Cockman, Cokeman and others.

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Cockokmyn Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cockokmyn Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Cockokmyn arrived in North America very early: Richard Cockman who sailed to Barbados in 1635; and R. Cookman sailed to Virginia in 1662.

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